PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Time To Raise The Roof For Habitat for Humanity House #18 (1/25/2018)
    Workday on Saturday, January 27 starting at 8:30 a.m.
    On Saturday, January 27th, Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will have a volunteer workday starting at 8:30 a.m. Last Saturday, volunteers arrived at the job site to find a mini skating rink on the floor of the house. So, as they have done a few times in the past, they shoveled and applied r... more
  • Time To Raise The Roof For Habitat for Humanity House #18
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball (1/20/2018)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce annual Winter Ball was an elegant evening with guest dressed in their finest attire to enjoy a magical evening at the Tate House. Limited guest attended a VIP Reception before the event offering hors d'oeuvres, a signature cocktail, SWAG Bag, and entertainment with...
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball
  • Three Makeup Days For Pickens County Schools (1/20/2018)

    We are very concerned with the academic time our students have missed during this very difficult winter. Our 2017-2018 school calendar includes 3 weather makeup days during Winter Break in February. After much consideration, we have made the decision to makeup 3 of the 12 days our students have ... more
  • Three Makeup Days For Pickens County Schools
  • Pickens County Schools Closed on January 19 (1/19/2018)

    Due to secondary road conditions caused by inclement weather, the Pickens County School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2018 for students. – Staff report at 10:00 a.m. Safety is our main concern. You may report to work if road conditions are safe for travel in you area. ----... more
  • Pickens County Schools Closed on January 19
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2018 (1/18/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval of Agenda VI. Employee Recognition Anthony Godfrey – 10 Years - Fire Department (no present) VII. Consent Agenda VIII. Old Business IX. New Business IX. 2018 Plant Sale... more
  • Master Gardener 2018 Plant Sale Has a New Look
  • Taking Rotary on the Road (1/17/2018)

    We took the Rotary Club of Jasper on a road trip and didn’t even have to leave the building! It just so happens that, like Rotary, the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce also meets at Chattahoochee Tech. By sponsoring their January 09, 2018 breakfast and providing the program for them, we were able... more
  • Taking Rotary on the Road
  • GEMA Awards Grant to Pickens County (1/15/2018)

    This past Friday, Chairman Rob Jones, EMA Director John Nicholson, and Finance Director Faye Harvey accepted a check from GEMA Area Field Coordinator Tim Reeves for $19,813. The check was for a state grant awarded to Pickens County Government. The grant will be used to purchase a portable LED Sa... more
  • GEMA Awards Grant to Pickens County
  • Reinhardt University Chamber Singers at Holy Family (1/15/2018)

    The free concert series at The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family continues on Sunday, January 21, when the church proudly presents the Reinhardt University Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. Martha Shaw. The free concert is at 3:30 in the afternoon. The Chamber Singers is the select c... more
  • Reinhardt University Chamber Singers at Holy Family
  • Former Directors of the Ruth House Arrested for Theft by Conversion (1/12/2018)

    Following an October Search Warrant of the Ruth House in Ranger Georgia, Greg and Detra Mason have been charged with Felony Theft by Conversion. Original complaints of mismanagement of funds led to the investigation into the handling of the local ministry for women with Substance Abuse issues. A... more
  • Former Directors of the Ruth House Arrested for Theft by Conversion

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